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I Feel Like a Damn Failure

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    Yup........

    i am a recovering addict and alcholoic need i say more? I have messed up so many things in my life including my kids being put in foster care. my feelings are indescribable imagine hopelessness mixed with major mood disorders toped with self hate. i put on a brave face for my...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses May 26, 2011

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    Shortcomings

    Right now all I can do is fantasize about what my life could have been. As I think about it, there are some things I could have done differently. Example number one; instead of feeling like an outcast and letting my emotions get to me. I could have done nothing and let people...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 Jun 5, 2013

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    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Am I Crazy?

    I never thought id be one of those people but here i am. reckless with my baby chicken status of a career (as in just starting) and with my health as well. i drink every weekend i have fun yes at the time but when i start to think about the stupid things ive done in the black...
    girly716 girly716 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    What Is Wrong?

    I keep thinking which doesn't seem to help me much. I go home to a quiet house. I live with my mother and my son but they dont have much interaction with me. Makes me ask myself , what is so wrong with me... My son is what breaks me up the most. He is 17 flunked his 9th grade and...
    espalumna espalumna 46-50, F Oct 26, 2013

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    Was I Mean?

    I guess I just feel BLAH today. A damn failure.I was called out for it by a respected EP member just now.Good for him, healthy confrontation is always a good thing
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Sep 22, 2013

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    Yeah, So About Living Life.

    I was told growing up that things go a certain way as long as we work hard. We go to school, get good grades, then get jobs. I got to school thinking I was going to plow through, then get an awesome internship and then get hired by a company afterwards. Just like my older...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 24, 2013

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    I'm A Failure

    All I want to do, is yell. At everyone I see. Things like: You don't understand, It's harder on me, Why is it always my fault? Forced to be an amazing student by my parents, straight A's, no social life. My life is miserable. My parents are semi abusive and the stress from...
    Definitee Definitee 13-15, F Oct 19, 2010

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    Life In Care!!!!!!!!!!

    hi im 15 in a month and so far my life as been a wreck. my mum doesn't want me or my siblings. she cancelled our last contact. we only have it once a month. my dad doesnt want me to find him. i havnt seen him since i was 5!!!. i think i got a boyfreind who doesnt rreally like...
    davidtennant4life davidtennant4life 13-15, F Aug 12, 2009

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    I work hard at every single **** faced thing in

    my life, and I'm still a disappointment. I'm not even surprised, I just feel the emptiness of believing I could actually do something right. I was wrong at even believing I could.
    freakychick01 freakychick01 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Always Believed We Were To Protect The Ones We Loved

    buti faild toprotect my wife of 6 years one morning, and i paid a high priced for god and country mywife was killed and there was nothing i could do aboutit i was reported killed in action the day beofre but i was in a coma and no one told her i was alive or maybe shoe would have...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    i always try to look on the bright side of

    things but i snap back to reality and realize its just me imagining. I was never good in school, my grades was horrible and i dropped out cause me and my family are struggling to live. I reallly want to college, but i actually dont see myself in college, i know that wont work...
    mdkayvee mdkayvee 18-21, F Feb 17, 2014

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    From Failure To Fruitful

    Often our plans fail that God's plans for us may succeed. - Ellen G. White I have had many so called "good" ideas or plans that failed and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I have also had experiences in my life that appeared to be a complete failure and turned...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Eveything Is Wrong

    i cant do anything right in the eyes of my family there perfect im not
    AshtonMaya AshtonMaya 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2009

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    I Am Such a F***ing Idiot and Can't Stop Crying

    I am going through a very hard time emotionally these days, and to overcompensate, I've been doing lots of projects.  Today was "Home Improvement" day and I decided to clean the tub's drain (water wasn't passing anymore).  I got out my tools and made...
    LaMalquerida LaMalquerida 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Often times I feel like a failure, I'm 22 and working a dead end job. I still live with my parents even despite saying when I was younger that I would not. I flunked college in one...
    Cavsanada Cavsanada 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    All my life I've been told about how bright I am, about how far I'm going in life. This isn't from just one person; everyone points out how bright I apparently shine, and I mean...
    macdotgif macdotgif 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like a complete failure in the eyes of my family...and I usually am...I have to ask for money, I have to ask for help with things...I feel I can't do anything...
    StupidMistakeMe StupidMistakeMe 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I am 20, I know that I can become a doctor but, in the end I feel like it is not worth it. When it comes to becoming a doctor, you have to give something up. Although I would...
    blackblueink blackblueink 22-25 1 day ago

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    How do I deal with failure? Well first of all, it sucks .. you feel horrible and you try to stop thinking about it .. but you can't stop playing it over and over in your head. Your...
    everydayissummerr everydayissummerr 26-30, F May 7

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    i've been through many hard ships, I was blamed for the mistakes I didn't commit,I failed in my relationship, I was living with one ray of hope that everything will be alright one...
    alekya99 alekya99 16-17, F a week ago

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    I cant take it I don't know how to be happy I don't know how to smile for no reason I don't know how to make friends or even talk to people im sorry im a mistake and im sorry Im so...
    MemoryLane1137 MemoryLane1137 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I feel like a failure especially when it comes to school. I'm 21 and been in college for 2 years and didnt even get my associates yet. I feel so behind, I should've gotten a...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just feel like I'm the odd one out when it comes to my school friends. They're all confident and interested in the same things, and I'm just that awkward quiet one that feels...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I don't know why but I feel like everyone secretly hates me. No one I want to talk to is really talking to me and they were usually the people that I thought were there for me. But...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And even if they do, I feel like I annoy them.
    TheDevilInTheMirror TheDevilInTheMirror 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Even things that are quite normal. So I try to be very very correct and right, normal, extraordinarily ideal and normal.. And then, i believe many around me may start to feel...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 28

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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    I’m 25 going on 26. While not the oldest I kind of feel like I’m starting to reach the point where I’m behind socially. I don’t have any friends, pretty much any attempt I...
    Gemcrim Gemcrim 22-25 May 10

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    I have a small circle of friends that I've known since we were young because of school. I think we grew a connection because we clicked well and always had a good time when we were...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    I feel like I'm being unfair to my boyfriend because I'm asking him to not go out and get ****** because we had a huge fight because he did that a week ago and told me he was going...
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F May 18

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    All of my brothers childhood, he had been beaten physically, verbally and emotionally, by my grandma. She would tell him he was a peace of **** and that he'd never be anything more...
    ShadowCatt ShadowCatt 18-21, M May 19

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    Personally, I feel like I am a great person. But it seems like others just don't see it. I'm rather attractive and a bit on the nerdy side (like anime and video games) so it's not...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been feeling this way for a long while now. I feel like I'm a burden to society. Trash that needs to be burned. I love my family, that's why not existing anymore will be a big...
    nachocheeese nachocheeese 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a 21 college student. I feel kind of awkward because even though my body is fully developed etc etc , I still feel like I'm 16-17. I thought that when I turned 20 , I would...
    lalali13 lalali13 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I have always been weird as long as I can remember. At least weird to everyone else around me. I guess the word eccentric would be appropriate. I have always been able to get...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 1 Response May 5

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    I don"t know it just feels like I bother everyone I talk to. I even feel like I bother my boyfriend sometimes. But I guess he likes to be bothered by me.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F May 6

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    I feel like I am being left behind. I'm not explaining this feeling very well...I just feel a big emptiness in my heart. It makes me feel lonely when I see old friends on Facebook...
    goshgollydolly goshgollydolly 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    I can't believe this but I'm actually considering breaking up w my boyfriend...especially after tonight- it was an idea before, but tonight through his actions it seemed like he...
    Fidge3 Fidge3 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    Black Sheep Of The Family I have always felt like the black sheep of the family who just didn't live up to what was expected of me .I am the middle child and always felt out of...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13